Highlights of day one at Australian Open

Melbourne, Jan 16 (IANS) Following are the highlights of day one at the Australia Open tennis here Monday.

* Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer advance to second round.

* Local favourite Bernard Tomic comes from behind to beat 22nd seed Fernando Verdasco.

* Juan Monaco (25), Ivan Ljubicic (28), Jurgen Melzer (31) the other casualties in men's draw.

* Women's top seeds Caroline Woznicaki, Kim Clisters and Asian hope Li Na post emphatic victories.

* India's lone singles hope Sania Mirza crashes out.

* 24th seed Lucie Safarova the lone women's seed to fall on opening day.


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